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Written by Annalee Newitz 11 May 2020

“More than a thousand years before the Greeks invented democracy and the Romans undermined it with imperialism,” Ugarit and Mycenae “of the Bronze Age laid the foundations for what is often called Western civilization...the final decades of Ugarit and Mycenae tell us a lot about why cities fail — and who survives amid the ashes” (Annalee Newitz, 2020).

Publisher: NYT

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Category: Inequality